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Otter Point State Recreation Site

U.S. Highway 101, Gold Beach, OR 97444
+1 800-551-6949
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Impressive- most impressive

Amazing! We went for a walk during a rain storm and the cliffs were amazing and a little scary. The... read more

Reviewed 1 December 2017
via mobile
Wife didn’t like the challenge

We read about this beach and wanted to try and do it. She doesn’t care for heights and doesn’t have... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2017
Daniel A
Beijing, China
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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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“parking lot” (9 reviews)
“coast road” (3 reviews)
U.S. Highway 101, Gold Beach, OR 97444
+1 800-551-6949
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Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

Amazing! We went for a walk during a rain storm and the cliffs were amazing and a little scary. The trails reminded me of beauty and the beast with one very dark trail and one that led to the cliffs was light and bright. Easy...More

Thank LiveLaffTravel
Reviewed 4 August 2017

We read about this beach and wanted to try and do it. She doesn’t care for heights and doesn’t have great balance. We finally made it and it was indeed worth the effort. We were able to sit and relax and enjoy nature at its...More

1  Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 30 July 2017

This beach was recommended by our hotel and I read several Trip Advisor reviews before going. The trail to the beach is to the right of the parking lot. The left trail is a viewpoint only. Off we went to the beach with a picnic...More

1  Thank cellofool
Reviewed 30 July 2017

I'm calling Otter Point "hidden" although it's an Oregon State Recreation site. The thing is, it's not on the Coast highway. So unlike a lot of lovely beaches on the Oregon Coast, it gets no impulse visitors. You have to drive several miles on a...More

Thank Bill V
Reviewed 19 July 2017

An absolutely stunning beach and surrounding area. Not well marked from the main highway (you need to find the right old ocean highway to get to Otter Point).

Thank hlazer
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

A little hard to find, but so worth it! Turn left on Old Coast Road just North past the bridge in Gold Beach. Turn right and you will eventually come to a sign. Turn left and you will come to a small parking lot. There...More

4  Thank mom22eagles
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Majestic views with great hikes . You can pick up great literature and information from the Rangers station at Gold Beach. It's right across from the Gold beach inn.

1  Thank sunwaterwind
Reviewed 29 April 2017

watch the tide tables. this beach is long and flat. i have spent dozens of evenings on this beach. spectacular sunsets.

1  Thank Steve S
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Was a little hard to find as previously reported but wow what a view! Be careful near the edge..sharp drop off...watch your dogs if you take them...then hike back towards the parking lot and take coast trail down to an awesome beach

3  Thank Tammy G
Reviewed 8 December 2016

this spot is a bit isolated I have driven part it several times in the past years and never bothered to stop. Well this trip Nov 2016 the weather was perfect I had the time and it was worth the extra effort. This area is...More

2  Thank Gary H
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